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Aids in Africa

AIDS In Tunisia Is No Myth, Even If It's Rarely Talked About

HuffPost Tunisia | Sandro Lutyens | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

Ghalia had dressed up for the occasion. The woman, who is homeless and HIV-positive, was participating in a press conference organized by the Tuni...

Why The Phrase 'AIDS In Africa' Needs To Be Retired

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact

* Some African countries make great progress, others lag * Disparity means one-size-fits-all approach will not work * Ca...

Francine LeFrak: The Case for Redefining Success

Francine LeFrak | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Francine LeFrak

You can touch someone's life by empowering them, and in turn, you are actually empowering yourself. There couldn't be a more perfect way to define well-being.

What I'm Going to Tell Leaders in Davos

Charlize Theron | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Charlize Theron

We all get to decide what we want to do to make something better in our world. Supporting the Big Push to defeat AIDS so all young people are empowered to lead healthy HIV-free lives is what I've decided to do.

World AIDS Day Facts, Ways To Help

Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact

World AIDS Day, held each year to commemorate the millions of lives affected by the AIDS epidemic, has a new mission: “Getting to Zero” by 2015. ...

Why I Invited 400 Kids To My Wedding

Marie Da Silva | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weddings
Marie Da Silva

I am not the only bride who has more important things on her mind than finding a florist. There are woman around the world fighting against injustice and on the move who are falling in love, getting married and making a life for themselves without the benefit of a Vera Wang.

A Thank You to Mothers for Fighting for an HIV-Free Generation

Chip Lyons | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Mothers are not just our clients and our patients. They are full partners in our efforts to end pediatric AIDS -- particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where more than 90 percent of new pediatric infections occur.

Getting Louder in the Call for an AIDS-Free Generation

Chip Lyons | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact
Chip Lyons

The fact that an HIV-positive woman can have an HIV-negative baby is one of the greatest but least known success stories in the 30-year fight against AIDS.

Finding a Reason to Dance

Elisa Morgan | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Elisa Morgan

I hadn't expected joy. Because in Kenya, moms and babies are dying. Way too many. The stats are alarming.

On Health Home Visits and Being a Life-Changer

Karen Walrond | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Karen Walrond

2011-08-10-Screenshot20110810at12.23.10PM.jpg Since 2008, this home health program has recruited and trained 150 counselors who continue to go door-to-door to provide counseling, testing and household education.

Love, Above All: Thank Heaven for Little Girls

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Life, Above All, a film set in a small South African township, offers a rare glimpse into a community ravaged not only by HIV/AIDS but prejudices that prevent addressing the problem.

The Global Fund Got It Right On Corruption

Andrew Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew Daley

The critics will scream fraud, but what they should be screaming is thank god there is a group that is doing business in Africa that is actually watching where the money goes.

Understanding the AIDS Epidemic in Africa

Wendy Cross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wendy Cross

Another World AIDS Day has come and gone. This day serves as a call to action to remember the millions of people in communities all around the world that are affected by HIV and AIDS.


James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Boyce

In the midst of the collective sadness about the situation and the devastation in the Gulf, tonight in New York City, there will be a moment, a bright...

"The Other City" -- AIDS in America, Nearly 30 Years Later

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jose Antonio Vargas

The story of AIDS in America, nearly 30 years after we first heard of the disease, is really the story of American identity itself. Or, more to the point, the story of America's underclass as seen through a virus.

Kick. Score. Save.

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James Boyce

In honor of the World Cup, Yahoo! has created a great game called the Penalty Shootout. For every goal scored tomorrow, Yahoo will give $1 to The (RED) Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa.

The Life Changing Impact of 40 Cents a Day

Concillia Muhau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Concillia Muhau

People all over the world should know that that 40 cents can give a person with HIV/AIDS the drugs that will help them live.

Uganda's Anti-Gay Law: Opposition Grounded in Bipartisan Confluence of Human Rights and Public Health

Dr. Mark Dybul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Mark Dybul

Gay men and women cannot be legislated out of existence. The practical impact of a proposed anti-gay law will be to undermine Uganda's efforts to combat its HIV epidemic.

U2 Energizes Chicago During North American Tour Kickoff

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

As with everything U2 does, this show was big. Big stage. Big lights. Big sound. Big messages. But this show was played, for lack of a better term, in the round.

(RED) at Work in Rwanda

Susan Smith Ellis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smith Ellis

I've just returned from my first visit to Rwanda, where (RED) funds have been hard at work. A friend once told me that Rwanda either breaks your heart or fills you with hope. I came away hopeful.